How the major US stock indexes fared Thursday
U.S. stocks continued a two-day slide Thursday on weak economic data and concern about the Federal Reserve's resolve to keep juicing the economy. The Standard & Poor's 500 index is headed for its first weekly loss of the year.
The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 46.92 points, or 0.3 percent, at 13,880.62.
The S&P 500 index dropped 9.53, or 0.6 percent, to 1,502.42.
The Nasdaq composite index lost 32.92, or 1 percent, to 3,131.49.
For the week:
The Dow is down 101.14 points, or 0.7 percent.
The S&P 500 is down 17.37, or 1.1 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 60.54, or 1.9 percent.
For the year:
The Dow is up 776.48 points, or 5.9 percent.
The S&P 500 is up 76.23, or 5.4 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 111.98, or 3.7 percent.